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Safest Lehigh Acres Neighborhoods
|1||Rena Ave / 40th St SW|
|2||E 15th St / Hines Ave|
|4||Sunniland Blvd / 12Th...|
|5||E 8th St / Truman Ave|
|6||12Th St W / Williams Ave|
|7||Sunshine Blvd / Lee Blvd|
|8||Buckingham Rd / Gunne...|
|9||Arthur Ave / Homestea...|
|10||Sunshine Blvd / Olive...|
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About Lehigh Acres crime rates
The crime rate in Lehigh Acres is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 34 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Lehigh Acres is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Lehigh Acres is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Florida, Lehigh Acres has a crime rate that is higher than 60% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.
How does the crime rate in Lehigh Acres compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Lehigh Acres with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Lehigh Acres's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.
The crime data that NeighborhoodScout used for this analysis are the seven offenses from the uniform crime reports, collected by the FBI from 17,000 local law enforcement agencies, and include both violent and property crimes, combined.
Now let us turn to take a look at how Lehigh Acres does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Lehigh Acres.
From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Lehigh Acres occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Lehigh Acres; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 215. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.
NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Lehigh Acres's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Lehigh Acres a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Lehigh Acres is one in 34.
Importantly, we found that Lehigh Acres has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Lehigh Acres is one in 394.
Lehigh Acres Annual Crimes
|annual crimes per 1,000 residents|
National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
in Lehigh Acres 1 in 215
in Florida 1 in 205
National Median 28.6
My chances of becoming a victim
in Lehigh Acres 1 in 34
in Florida 1 in 31
National Median 39.3
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